Gender equality is a fundamental component of equal human rights and opportunities. Distribution of equal rights leads to having equal opportunities which itself helps the stable development of the society and the elimination of poverty. The Gender equality policy is the core for “For Fem\4FEM Women’s Human Rights Defender NGO”. “For Fem\4FEM” women’s rights defender NGO is led by the policy of equal rights and opportunities by taking into account the rights of all women: heterosexual, members of the LGBTQ+ community, women with disabilities, refugees and other marginalized groups of women. Gender equality policy is to promote equal rights for women as they are often discriminated, double-discriminated and blamed for being a victim of violence.
The purpose of the gender equality policy of “For Fem\4FEM Women’s Rights Defender” NGO is to promote women’s rights by combating sexism, discrimination and gender based violence, supporting women’s initiatives and by helping them get economic stability and independence, encouraging women’s civic participation, by creating a diverse, peace-building culture based on sisterhood and solidarity. Our goal is to create a supportive, diverse and non-discriminative society, where women will be financially independent and will participate in the decision making processes and organizing of the country’s economics.
. To promote the equality of women in decision-making processes for sustainable development of society.
. To help women to implement all their rights.
. To reduce gender inequalities in the policies for economic development.
The fundamentals of “For Fem/4Fem” Women’s Rights Defender NGO are the following:
. Gender equality is a core theme and should be considered as the inseparable part of all the policies, projects and programs of “For Fem/4Fem” Women’s Rights Defender NGO. By considering gender equality as a core merit, it’s required, that perspectives, interests and needs of people form atmosphere with equal rights for men and women.
. For achieving gender equality, it is important to consider the fact that each policy, project or program can’t have the same impact on women and men, because their perspectives, needs and interests are different, and these differences are strengthened by class, race, ethnic identity and age. Thus policies, projects and programs should be gender sensitive based on these differences.
. To achieve gender equality means to create an atmosphere, where human rights and opportunities do not depend on a person’s gender.
. Expansion of the opportunities and rights of women with disabilities plays a core role for achieving gender equality. By expansion of the opportunities and rights, get a chance to become a complete member of society.